tional Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) is an
academically rich and stimulating two year program that students take in Grades
11 and 12. The IB Diploma is recognized world-wide and is renowned for the
preparation it provides students for their post-secondary experience.
International mindedness, intercultural understanding and critical thinking are
developed throughout the programme, preparing IB graduates to be active,
compassionate and life-long learners.
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The IB Diploma Programme
The Diploma Programme: preparing students for success in higher education and life in a global society.
What is the Diploma Programme?
The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an academically challenging and balanced
programme of education with final examinations that prepares students,
aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond. It has been
designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical
well-being of students. The programme has gained recognition and
respect from the world’s leading universities.
The Diploma Programme prepares students for effective participation
in a rapidly evolving and increasingly global society as they:
- develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically
- acquire breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding, studying courses from 6 subject groups
- develop the skills and a positive attitude toward learning that will prepare them for higher education
- study at least two languages and increase understanding of cultures, including their own
- make connections across traditional academic disciplines
and explore the nature of knowledge through the programme’s unique
theory of knowledge course
- undertake in-depth research into an area of interest through the lens of one or more academic disciplines in the extended essay
- enhance their personal and interpersonal development through creativity, action and service
The Diploma Programme core
- The extended essay asks
students to engage in independent research through an in-depth study of
a question relating to one of the DP subjects they are studying. The
world studies extended essay option allows students to focus on a topic of global significance which they examine through the lens of at least two DP subjects.
- Theory of knowledge develops
a coherent approach to learning that unifies the academic disciplines.
In this course on critical thinking, students inquire into the nature of
knowing and deepen their understanding of knowledge as a human
- Creativity, action, service (CAS)
involves students in a range of activities alongside their academic
studies throughout the Diploma Programme. Creativity encourages students
to engage in the arts and creative thinking. Action seeks to develop a
healthy lifestyle through physical activity. Service with the community
offers a vehicle for a new learning with academic value. The three
strands of CAS enhance students’ personal and interpersonal development
through experiential learning and enable journeys of self-discovery.
Find out more about the diploma programme at http://ibo.org/diploma/